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Kalamata Airport in Greece on Track for Development

The tender for the selection of consultants for the development of Kalamata Airport in Greece has been completed.

Thessaloniki Still Struggling to Increase Hotel Stays

Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, is struggling to attract visitors, recording only 531,806 overnight stays in the first 8 months of the year, down by 0.04% over the same period in 2020.

Tourism Education Improvements Top Minister’s Corfu Agenda

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ionian Islands Region and the Ionian University to implement tourism education and training projects.

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel Invests in New Bicycle Service

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on popular eco-friendly island Astypalea has announced the launch of its new “Astypalea Bicycle Rentals”.

Alonissos Underwater Museum to Reopen for 2021 Summer Season

The Alonissos Underwater Museum is ready to reopen its doors for the summer season, and guide visitors through its unique 5th century shipwreck.

Airlines, Cruise Companies Betting on Greece this Summer

Airlines and cruise companies are looking to Greece this summer in hopes of covering ground lost during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Development of 23 Greek Smaller Airports Starts with Kalamata

Development procedures for Greece’s 23 regional airports have kicked off starting with Kalamata, according to the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations.

Greece’s New 1821 App Features Revolution Sites and Monuments

A new free app on landmarks and monuments related to the 1821 Greek War of Independence was launched by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO as part of this year’s bicentennial celebrations.

National Geographic Gives 6 Countries a ‘Tour’ of Alonissos’ Underwater Museum

National Geographic is offering its readers in six countries a complete introduction to Greece's first underwater museum, located near the island of Alonissos.

A Message from our CEO and Publisher

The CEO of Greek Travel Pages, Maria Theofanopoulou, shares what GTP is doing to keep its partners and readers supported during these challenging times.

GNTO Examines Opening Greek Tourism Bureau in Melbourne

In an attempt to reach out to the Australian market, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is examining the creation of bureau in Melbourne.

Greece Prepares Agrotourism Strategy

The Greek Tourism Ministry is drafting a new agrotourism plan aimed at channeling revenues into local communities and creating new jobs.

Xenia Property on Chios to Reopen as Hotel After Decades of Neglect

The historic Xenia property on Chios will reopen to visitors following its renovation as a modern hotel unit by Avlum Enterprises Company Limited of the Tsakos Group.

Covid-19 Drives Thessaloniki Hotel Stays Down by 1m in 8 Months

Covid-19 has cost Thessaloniki hotels more than 1.05 million overnight stays in the first eight months of 2020, a decline of nearly 80%.

Greece’s First Underwater Museum on Alonissos Opens to Public

The Alonissos Underwater Museum, the first such museum in Greece, recently opened to offer divers the chance to explore the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera.

Greece Sets Citizen Protection Plan for Summer Season

The presence of Greek police will increase this summer at passport control points at airports, ports, and borders across the country.

Report: Greece 2020 Tourism Resilient but Still Faced with Coronavirus and Refugee Crisis

Entering the third month of 2020 and a key pre-booking period for the summer ahead, Greece is faced with the refugee crisis and the coronavirus outbreak.

Smaller Greek Airports Next in Line for Modernization

The Greek government is set to launch a new round of airport privatizations, concerning 23 smaller regional airports in Greece.

Israeli, US, and German Travelers to Thessaloniki Rise in 2019

Israelis, Americans, and Germans were at the top of the list of international travelers to Thessaloniki in 2019, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Travelers Give Greek Hotels Thumbs Up for Quality in 2019

Travelers gave Greek hotels thumbs up for quality and services with Greece holding the first position on the Global Review Index (GRI) for 2019, with a rating of 87.1%.